Blake Griffin Jumps Over a Car [VIDEO]
In a high-scoring display, the West beat the East 148-143 in Sunday's NBA All-Star game at Staples Center in Los Angeles, but the real story was one particular all-star -- Kobe Bryant.
The hometown favorite scored 37 points and was named the All-Star Game MVP for the fourth time, tying the record for the most All-Star MVP trophies in NBA history with Bob Pettit -- read more after the jump.
Bryant wasn't the only hometown favorite shining during All-Star weekend. Rising Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin won Saturday night's slam-dunk contest with a car-hoping dunk that included taking a pass from teammate Baron Davis through the car's sun roof.
Several stars watched Sunday's game, including Jay-Z and Beyonce, Sean "Diddy" Combs, Jack Nicholson, Dustin Hoffman, Stevie Wonder, Steven Tyler and Justin Bieber, who was named MVP in Friday's celebrity game, despite the fact that he had a shot rejected by former pro Scottie Pippen.